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The Importance of Intent in the Healing Process
I am a scholar and practitioner of Qigong, an ancient Chinese healing practice in which intent plays a key role. You cannot open a Chinese language book about Qigong without finding an entire chapter on yi, intent. One of the first sayings that I learned when I was studying Qigong with a Chinese instructor was yong yi ling qi, “use the mind-intent to direct the qi, the healing energy. “ Another common expression is yi dao, qi dao “when the intent arrives, the qi arrives.”

About twenty years ago I heard from a colleague that Chinese Qigong healers and scientists were exploring new intent-based form of non-contact Therapeutic Touch. The Chinese have known about non-contact therapies for millennia. Qigong includes both self-healing …